1842 DORSET/1D BLACK PL.1B (SG2)(GE)/'NO.1' RECEIVING HOUSE HAND STAMP. Envelope from Woodyates (Dorset) to 'Mr Stephen Oxborrow Woodbridge Suffolk', some soiling, creasing and other faults, with 1d black from pl.1B (SG2) lettered GE, just touched at lower right otherwise good margins but other imperfections, tied very fine strike Woodyates Maltese Cross in black. Alongside good strike unframed 'No.1' receiving house hand stamp of either Thickthorn or Pentridge. On reverse WOODYATES date stamp SP 2 1842. Despite imperfections a most unusual and late usage of the Penny Black from Woodyates. (Ref 119634).